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Irby Team Leader-Project Services in Fort Worth, TX at Irby

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Irby is one of the ten largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with nearly $1 Billion in annual sales and over 900 employees across more than 60 branches in 25 states.  Irby has experienced incredible growth over the past 5 years.  This presents many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations, including cities such as:  Jackson, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Syracuse, Nashville, Denver, Minneapolis and Oklahoma City.

 Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity.   Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution. 

This position supervises and coordinates the sales and operational activities at an individual branch, including being responsible for obtaining optimum efficiency, economy of operations, and maximization of profits.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assists the Branch Manager/District Manager in developing and implementing sales plans to accommodate corporate goals.
  • Meets with key clients, assisting sales representatives with maintaining relationships, delivering sales presentation, and negotiating and closing deals.
  • Assists the Branch Manager/District Manager in preparing periodic sales reports showing sales volume, potential sales, and areas of proposed client base expansion.
  • Greets customers on sales floor. Practices good interpersonal relations, using tact, courtesy, a positive attitude toward customers and co-workers, pleasant telephone etiquette, and a general attitude as a representative of goodwill on behalf of the company at work or during company travel.
  • Handles difficulties with customers and coworkers with diplomacy and seek assistance when needed.
  • Displays merchandise, suggests selections that meet customer''s needs, and emphasizes selling points of article such as quality and utility. Recommends additional products related to customer needs.
  • Acquires, uses and continuously develops personal technical knowledge of general and specialty merchandise items to assist customers and other company personnel.
  • Determines make, type, and quality of merchandise desired by being familiar with products sold in the department by use, vendor, location in warehouse, catalog and catalog number, other reference materials, and special selling points.
  • Describes or demonstrates product, using samples or catalog, and emphasizes salable features.
  • Provides oral and written quotations or estimates of prices, terms and delivery for standard, complex or non-standard merchandise.
  • Prepares cash or charge sales tickets with required identification, necessary information for customer, merchandise, price, and sales tax status for processing, shipment and delivery of merchandise in a timely manner. Follows up with any specific record-keeping requirements.
  • Requisitions merchandise from stockroom and/or withdraws and assembles merchandise for immediate delivery, delayed customer pick-up, company truck delivery or shipment by common carrier. Takes inventory of stock.
  • Directly or indirectly supervises salespersons. At the direction of the Branch Manager, carries out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organization''s policies and applicable laws.

Required Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, legal documents or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management and speak effectively before groups of customers, vendors or employees.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages; compute rate, ratio, and draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions in order to solve practical problems where only limited information and standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Required Experience

  • Associate degree (A. A.) from four-year college or university; and two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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